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intermitter

[‚in·tər′mid·ər]
(petroleum engineering)
A device installed in a well that can be regulated to allow wide-open flow for short periods several times a day and then be shut off.
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Fourth, and further complicating analysis, is the intermit nature of contingent consequences.
Rather than demonstrating the wrapper in continuous mode, the company wanted to have it operate in both continuous and intermit tent modes.
Menter, but a European-industry-sponsored trial comparing continuous and intermit tent therapy with the combined drug vs.
Insensibility, affective deficiency, follows from a particular kind of ethical-religious offense: "Run to your houses, fall upon your knees, / Pray to the gods to intermit the plague / That needs must light on this ingratitude" (I.